2018 Kia Optima Exterior

2018 Kia Optima Houston TX 

When a driver is in the market for a new car, there are a lot of factors to consider. From size and capability, to available features and amenities, there's plenty to consider before committing to a final choice. This is where we come in. Here at Archer Kia, we consider it our job to help you make the most informed decision when it comes to your new car. A great option that just got into the dealership is the 2018 Kia Optima in Houston TX here at Archer Kia. This new sedan offers updates and upgrades for the 2018 model year throughout its cabin and exterior. With loads of standard active safety features across its trims, there are plenty of benefits to the 2018 Kia Optima. 

The 2017 Kia Optima was named the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick Plus for its active intelligent safety features. Each and every trim level of the 2018 Kia Optima has been optimized with these standard safety technologies, making safe driving easier than ever. The 2018 Kia Optima features Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Hill Start Assist Control (HSAC), and many more. Active safety features across trim levels include Blind Spot Detection (BSD), Lane Change Assist (LCA), and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA). Optional active safety features take road security to the next level with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC), a Forward Collision Warning System (FCWS), and a Lane Departure Warning System (LWDS). Keep reading to learn more!

2018 Kia Optima Exterior
2018 Kia Optima trunk
2018 Kia Optima Engine
2018 Kia Optima Exterior
2018 Kia Optima Exterior
2018 Kia Optima Exterior

2018 Kia Optima trim levels and features

The 2018 Kia Optima takes versatility to the next level with its five feature-loaded trim levels. Beginning with the anything-but-basic 2018 Optima LX, each trim level upgrades on features up to the top-of-the line 2018 Optima SX. We've listed the trim levels and some of their key features below. 

Optima LX | Key features include: 

  • 185 HP, 2.4 L 16-valve I-4 engine 

  • UVO w/ 7-inch touchscreen display 

  • Rear Parking Assist System (RPAS) 

  • Blind Spot Detection (BSD) 

Optima S | Key features include: 

  • Sport black cloth w/ leatherette bolsters 

  • 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat w/ 2-way lumbar support 

  • Sport front bumper 

  • Sport black side sills 

Optima LX 1.6T | Key features include: 

  • 178 HP, 1.6L DOHC 16-valve I-4 engine w/ turbocharger 

  • 16-inch alloy wheels, light gray finish 

  • Cloth seating w. CleanTex 

  • Leather-Wrapped steering wheel and gear shift knob 

Optima EX | Key features include: 

  • Exclusive dark metallic front grille 

  • LED daytime running lights 

  • 17-inch alloy wheels 

  • Power windows w/ driver and front passenger one-touvh-auto-down 

Optima SX | Key features include: 

  • 245 HP, 2.0L DOHC 16-valve engine w/ turbocharger 

  • Exclusive sport front grille, dark metallic 

  • Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters 

  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror 


Keep up with the models on our lot on the Official Archer Kia Blog!

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